Mictomys kansasensis Hibbard 1952 (bog lemming)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Cricetidae

Alternative combination: Synaptomys kansasensis

Belongs to Mictomys according to O. Fejfar and C. A. Repenning 1998

See also Albright 1999, Bell and Barnosky 2000, Kurten and Anderson 1980 and Wood and Barnosky 1994

Sister taxa: Mictomys meltoni, Mictomys vetus, Synaptomys (Mictomys) borealis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Kentuck, which is in an Irvingtonian terrestrial horizon in Kansas

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore


• Quaternary of Canada (1: Saskatchewan collection), United States (12: California, Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, South Dakota)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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